The following is a list of many of the Good Friday and Easter services held around the Island this weekend. Houses of worship will also host sunrise services at a backyard, a Sherriff’s Meadow property and Inkwell Beach. Easter egg hunts abound, pancake breakfasts, too, and the West Tisbury Congregational Church will once again celebrate its Easter service at the Agricultural Hall at 10 a.m. with an Easter egg hunt afterwards. All are welcome.


First Baptist Church, Spring and William streets. Good Friday, noon. Easter Sunday, 9 a.m., at Eastville Beach, Vineyard Haven; breakfast at parish house, 9:45 a.m., Alleluia service, 11 a.m. Tel. 508-693-1539.

Gay Head Community Baptist Church. Good Friday, 7 p.m. Easter Sunday, 6 a.m. Tel. 508-693-1539.


Good Friday, 3 p.m., at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 22 Massasoit avenue, Oak Bluffs; Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m., at St. Augustine’s Church, Franklin street, Vineyard Haven.

Holy Saturday, 8 p.m., at Our Lady Star of the Sea.

Easter Sunday, 6:30 a.m., sunrise service at Sheriff’s Meadow Beach, West Chop; Easter Mass, 8 a.m., at St. Augustine’s; 9:30 a.m., at Our Lady Star of Sea; 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth’s in Edgartown; 11:30 a.m. Portuguese Mass at St. Augustine’s. Tel. 508-693-0342.


Grace Episcopal Church, William street and Woodlawn avenue, Vineyard Haven. Easter Sunday, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tel. 508-693-0332.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, North Summer and Winter streets. Good Friday worship, noon (with choir); 4 p.m. Stations of the Cross. Saturday Easter egg hunt, 9 a.m.; Great Vigil of Easter, 7 p.m. Easter Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. Tel. 508-627-5330.


Chilmark Community Church, 9 Menemsha Cross Road. Easter Sunday, 9 a.m. Easter egg hunt after the service.

Trinity Worship Center Camp Ground, Trinity Circle (next to the Tabernacle), Good Friday service is from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunrise service, 6:15 a.m., at Inkwell Beach, Oak Bluffs, (pancake breakfast after the service at the Parish House). Easter egg hunt, 9:30 a.m., at Daniel Fisher House, Edgartown. Easter Sunday Worship, 10 a.m., at Whaling Church, Edgartown. Contemporary service, 3 p.m., at Trinity Worship Center. Call 508-693-4424

United Church of Christ

Federated Church, Corner of South Summer and Cooke streets, Edgartown. Easter Sunday, 6:30 a.m., sunrise service on the lawn of Mayhew parsonage at 75 South Water street; Easter worship, 10:30 a.m. Tel. 508-627-4421.

West Tisbury Congregational Church. Easter Sunday, 6 a.m., sunrise service at home of Ann Nelson; 10 a.m. service at the Agricultural Hall with Easter egg hunt afterwards. Tel. 508-693-2842.

Additional Services

Unitarian Universalist Society of Martha’s Vineyard, 238 Main Street, Vineyard Haven. Easter Sunday, 11 a.m. Tel. 508-693-8982.

Faith Community Church, (Reformed and evangelical) 316 Meetinghouse Way off Herring Creek Road (Katama). Good Friday, Service of Lights and Tenebrae, 7 p.m. Easter Sunday, 10 a.m. Tel. 508-687-9097.

Martha’s Vineyard Bible Church, American Legion Hall, Post 257, 34 William street, Vineyard Haven (across from the Tisbury School). Easter Sunday, 10 a.m. Tel. 508-693-4031.